The Republican Party of Florida is pleased to announce Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2012 Victory Dinner. Governor McDonnell has served as the 71st Governor of Virginia since January 2010, where he has overseen a 1.3% drop in unemployment and closed huge budget gaps without raising taxes. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
Over the last few days the news cycle has been dominated by stories of a hidden recording of Mitt Romney at a fundraiser right here in Florida. Meanwhile, another recording is unearthed--of Barack Obama admitting that he believes in redistribution of wealth in the interest of what he calls "fairness"--which the media so far has largely ignored. Chairman Lenny Curry appeared on WJXT-TV in Jacksonville this morning and pointed out the sharp contrast.Â A short clip of Chairman Curry's appearance is below:
Last week, Governor Rick Scott continued to show Floridians that he is committed to providing our children with a world class education. Below is a recap of the week's events, including what parents and teachers are saying about the Governor's efforts. 9/15/2012 Associated Press: Fla. Gov. Rick Scott says he will keep steady, maybe even boost, money for public schoolsFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is vowing to maintain funding for the state's public schools next year. Scott also said Friday night he would aim to boost the money that is available for schools for the 2013 school year.Scott made his comments after a two-hour meeting with the state's teacher union...Union president Andy Ford said he was encouraged by the start of a dialogue with the governor.
Miami, FL ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Friday, July 27, 2012, President Barack Obama released the following statement today supporting Congresswoman Frederica WilsonÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s (D-Fla.) re-election to represent FloridaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s 24th Congressional District.